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Christmas Trees are Even Pricier This Year

Here is why

When it comes to natural Christmas trees, Americans should brace for more of the same: higher prices.

Escalating production costs and tight supplies of farm-raised trees are the underlying reasons why that evergreen is likely going to cost more this year, according to the National Christmas Tree Association, a trade group for growers.

"We've had a shortage of trees since 2016, and that's still ongoing," Jill Sidebottom, a seasonal spokesperson for the National Christmas Tree Association, told CBS MoneyWatch.

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